Category Archives: Humourless

The Dark Side of Astronomy: Would Be Namers

We’ve all heard the story, pay a small price and you can name a star that will be filed by a company. The only problem with this is that professional astronomers do not accept these files. Paying a few bucks … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Stephen Huss

My best friend, Stephen Huss, died last weekend. He was my age, only 47. The electronic music aware of you might recognize his name from the rock band Psyche. Now that he is gone I find it a bit comforting … Continue reading

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Is There an End to Humour?

I come to you this week without humour. Oh I thought of a couple jokes. But they’re one liners that I can’t figure out how to pad into a post. I sometimes wonder if all the jokes possible will ever … Continue reading

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Yes For Induction in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has already taken flack a few years ago for ignoring the genre of progressive rock, hugely popular in the 1970s and still somewhat successful today. Since that time they have added Genesis and … Continue reading

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We Need More of the Mentally Ill in Our Schools

I’m expecting that title to inflame some of you. Maybe then you will get the idea what the NRA did to me when they suggested the answer to school shootings is more guns in the schools. I came up with … Continue reading

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Is There Some Science Behind the Chinese Zodiac?

Long time followers of this blog may remember my Traiters post of a couple years ago. In that post I said that the trait part of astrology may have some truth to it. (Note: I didn’t and don’t believe in … Continue reading

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Meet the New NRA: Militant Socialists

The NRA has a new idea that was brainstormed last week following the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. You’ve undoubtedly heard their call for MORE guns. More specifically they want an armed guard in every school. This will, according to … Continue reading

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New Personalities in the Corporate Playground

It’s very old news that corporations have demanded the rights of people and largely gotten them. But what kind of personality does a corporation have? Many jurisdictions have said that shareholders rights must triumph over every other aspect of a … Continue reading

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The Racist Party

During Ontario’s last election, I picked on one of the big parties for being “the party of the intolerant”. This was my first humourless post, I was that serious about the allegation. You see, every election cycle it seems that … Continue reading

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The Story of the Lost Hijja

Climate change deniers pose as the other side of the climate change “debate”. Well, I’ve got news for them. Climate change science isn’t the other pole of the spectrum. Indeed climate change scientists are centrists. The other pole of climate … Continue reading

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